We are committed to continuing our support of organizations that are making a positive difference in the lives of those affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy and have opened the application process for this year.  Detailed information about the submission process as well as an application cover sheet is available here. Applications for the STRIVE Awards for the DMD community will be accepted from March 1, 2017 to May 31, 2017. Recipients will be announced in September 2017.

Please contact strive@ptcbio.com with questions or for more information.

Download the Submission Information and Application Coversheet


The 2016 STRIVE for DMD awards recipients are four exceptional organizations committed to supporting people affected by DMD.  In recognition of their novel and innovative solutions to the unmet needs of the DMD community, the groups were awarded grants to enable them to deliver projects to benefit those affected by DMD. The details for each of the four organizations and their projects are listed below. Please join us in congratulating them and their tireless contributions.

“We are delighted to present our STRIVE Awards to these organizations, who play an incredibly important role in supporting and improving the lives of boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, We are pleased that our support through STRIVE can help patient groups bring to life ideas with tremendous potential to benefit the Duchenne community.”
Stuart W. Peltz, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, PTC Therapeutics, Inc.

CureDuchenne | United States (US)

Dystrophy Annihilation Research Trust (DART) | India

Foreningen for Muskelsyke | Norway

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland | Australia

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